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  • Newborn Screening Tests for Parents


    Newborn screening tests look for harmful or potentially fatal disorders that aren't apparent at birth. Find out which tests are done and which disorders they're designed to detect.

  • Medical Care and Your Newborn for Parents


    By the time you hold your new baby for the first time, you've probably chosen your little one's doctor. Learn about your newborn's medical care.

  • Common Diagnoses in the NICU for Parents


    Learn about common NICU conditions, what causes them, how they're diagnosed, how they're treated, and how long babies might stay in the unit.

  • Jaundice in Newborns for Parents


    Jaundice is when a baby has yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes. Most types of jaundice go away on their own.

  • The First Day of Life for Parents


    Your baby's here! Find out what to expect on that special day first day of life.

  • Your Newborn's Growth for Parents


    A newborn's growth and development is measured from the moment of birth. Find out if your baby's size is normal, and what to expect as your baby grows.

  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome for Parents


    Sometimes when babies are born premature, they have trouble breathing. This can be caused by respiratory distress syndrome (RDS). Learn what RDS is, and how babies can be helped.

  • Transient Tachypnea of the Newborn (TTN) for Parents


    For some newborns, the first few breaths of life may be faster and more labored than normal because of a lung condition called transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN).

  • Health Problems of Preemies for Parents


    Sometimes premature babies are born with health problems. Learn more about some of those problems here.

  • How Will I Know if My Child Has Trouble Hearing? for Parents


    Find out what the experts have to say.